Obesity and Covid-19
In this episode we sit down with Professor Donal O’Shea, consultant endocrinologist at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, and Professor Corinna Hawkes O’Reilly, Director for the Centre of Food Policy at City University London, to discuss the evidence that obesity increases the risk of poorer health outcomes from COVID-19.
This episode touches on areas such as the evidence of a link between COVID-19 and obesity, the effect of lockdown on lifestyle behaviours, strategies for addressing obesity, weight stigma and socioeconomic status and obesity.
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